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Philippines (the): Flood: 2009/01/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2009/01/07
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type Flood
Outline Nearly 200,000 people have been displaced by severe flooding caused by heavy rains from 7 to 13 January 2009 across the eastern coasts of the Philippines, according to disaster relief officials. So far, nine people have been killed, either by drowning or in landslides, while nine more are missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Government of Philippines 2009/01/28
Dead: 53 persons
Missing: 12 persons
Injured: 18 persons
Affected: 248,307 families / 1,186,880 persons
Totally damaged houses: 2,570
Partially damaged houses: 9,733
Government of Philippines 2009/01/22
Dead: 39 persons
Missing: 11 persons
Injured: 16 persons
Affected: 250,373 families / 1,188,594 persons
Totally damaged houses: 2,002
Partially damaged houses: 6,836
Government of Philippines 2009/01/15
Dead: 18 persons
Evacuated: 28,369 families/ 51,492 persons
Affected: 63,600 families/ 314,846 persons
Totally damaged houses: 541
Partially damaged houses: 2,138

Related Links


Government of Philippines 2009/01/28
Sitrep Report No.8(PDF)

Government of Philippines 2009/01/22
Sitrep Report No.7(PDF)

Government of Philippines 2009/01/15
Sitrep Report No.2

IRIN News 2009/01/14
Close to 38,000 families or some 191,586 people had been affected in 38 municipalities and 11 provinces from northern Luzon island to the main southern island of Mindanao.

Geographycal Data

IFRC 2009/01/14
Philippines: Floods